07/08/2013
Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5-9 p.m.
Free activities including horseshoes, bean bag toss and the slackline park
Local singer-songwriter and Colorado native, Kevin Heinz, takes the stage with his band, Kevin Heinz and Friends, at Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) at Eagle’s Nest this Friday, July 12 beginning at 5 p.m. No stranger to Vail’s FAC, Heinz currently resides in Vail and performs original music with friends and fellow musicians throughout the valley.
 
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Guests and locals alike can kick off the weekend with free live music and activities, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley. Guests can also enter for a chance to win Shock Top’s free giveaway, a Yeti mountain bike. Register each week at FAC for the drawing on Aug. 23.
 
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2013-2014 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at www.epicpass.com. Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 4 p.m. and include a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food and beverage at Talon’s Deck Grill and Bistro Fourteen, or Adventure Ridge activities. Or, grab a complimentary shuttle to Game Creek and use the voucher towards sunset appetizers and drinks on Game Creek Restaurant’s deck overlooking the Vail Valley. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
 
The 2013 summer FAC band lineup includes:
 
July 19                        Bob Masters Trio
July 26                        Bluzilla
Aug. 2                          Kevin Heinz and Friends
Aug. 9                          Wolf & Friends, featuring Rob Eaton Jr. from My Brother’s Keeper and Alex Scott from Frogs Gone Fishin’
Aug. 16                        Boneless
Aug. 23                        Bluzilla
Aug. 30                        Bob Masters Trio
 
For more information about Vail Mountain, visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead open daily from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
 
About Vail Mountain
Coveted as the largest ski resort in the United States with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. It is home to world-class athletes during the U.S. Ski Team early-season training sessions in Golden Peak, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships and the future 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth. www.vail.com.

Contact(s)

Liz Biebl, (970) 754-3001, ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Sara Lococo, (970) 754-4528, slococo@vailresorts.com
 
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